The Real (and Virtual) Adventures of Nathan the IT Guy:

ESX Server 3.5


October 27, 2009  3:42 PM

How to Properly kill a VM

Posted by: Nathan Simon
ESX Server 3.5, how to find the PID of a vm, kill -9 PID, PID, ps -ef |grep, ps auxfww | grep, vm won't respond, vmware, vmware-cmd, vmware-cmd stop, vmware-cmd stop hard, vmx, vsphere

We all know that you can use the command "ps -ef |grep (vmconfig filename.vmx)" to find the PID for a VM, but I get confused as to which number that comes up is actually the PID... I found a new command that works much better. See below. The Definitive way to Kill a PID...

April 8, 2009  12:45 AM

Windows XP and VMware ESX Server

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Buslogic, ESX, ESX Server 3.5, installing Windows XP Pro on ESX, LSI Logic, vmware, Windows XP

Okay I have seen this a lot, and I have also solved this myself, but I'm going to be honest with you when installing Windows XP Pro on an ESX Server and using the LSI Drivers, you will have issues. There is a driver on LSI's website that you can use, but I don't have that information for you at the...


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